Category Archives: Travel

Hood to Coast

So after all that we finally made it to Portland to run Hood to Coast, “The Mother of All Relays!” (Sorry some of this is going to sound a little heavily Nike – I wrote a recap for an internal … Continue reading

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Chinese Summer

It’s 38 degrees outside. Thermometers are melting all over. That’s the perfect time to get out and play! Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last month: Tracy and I out running with the Shanghai Darkrunners

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Malé City

I’ve been enough places in the world now that I can see similarities between new cities and places I’ve visited before. Pyongyang has elements of Moscow and Beijing, while Barcelona had some similarities to Paris and Amsterdam. Part of this … Continue reading

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Destination: Maldives

With the May 1 holiday last week in China, I took the opportunity to head to the Maldives with my friend S. For those that don’t know, the Maldives is a series of atolls southwest of India/Sri Lanka on the … Continue reading

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Northern Capital

I spent last week in Beijing for work. I seem to always have the same conversation about Beijing and Shanghai and the contrasts between the two cities. This was amplified as we had visitors from the US who had never … Continue reading

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Half Marathon #3

This last weekend I was in Hong Kong to run another half marathon. This one hotter, more humid and hillier. I have to thank my friend Abs who provided me with a couch and a place to stretch and a … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Portland and Seattle

For my last week in the US, I spent a portion of it road-tripping up to the Pacific Northwest coast of the US – mainly the cities of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. I’ve always had a fondness for the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Break – Swan Oyster Depot

In between trips I met up with a friend in the City and I had really wanted to go to Swan Oyster Depot. Swan is a century old institution on Polk Street. A seafood market and a lunch counter. Yes … Continue reading

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H-Town! Third Coast!

It always surprises people I meet when I tell them how much I enjoyed living in Houston, TX. To be fair, despite the recent New York Times endorsement (naming it one of 46 places to go in 2013) Houston is … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Part II

Arrrgh. My time in the US is coming to an end soon and I am 3 cities behind. Los Angeles Part II: After another run on the beach (man, Santa Monica is a NICE place to live) I had lunch … Continue reading

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